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Soot and Steel: Dark Tales of London
An anthology of sinister tales, ghost stories, thrillers and descriptive vignettes that reach from the Victorian era to the current day, all steeped in the essence of London’s urban community, its industrial heritage, the docks, Victoriana, the Blitz and the War. Nine original stories and seven classic reprints that explore the capital’s dark underbelly but also celebrate its character and charm. Contents: 1. Introduction by Ian Whates 2. Hunger – Bryony Pearce 3. A Street – Arthur Morrison 4. A Maze for the Minotaur – Reggie Oliver 5. The Phantom Model (A Wapping Romance) – Hume Nisbet 6. The Ghost of Cock Lane – Rose Biggin 7. The Hand That Rocks The Cradle – Juliet E. McKenna 8. Watercress Girl – Henry Mayhew 9. Queen Rat – David Rix 10. Christopherson – George Gissing 11. From The Casebook of Master Wiggins, Esq. – Paul Di Filippo 12. Albert And The Engine Of Albion – Terry Grimwood 13. In the Tube – E.F. Benson 14. A Romance of the Piccadilly Tube – T.G. Jackson 15. Blood and Bone – Susan Boulton 16. Behind the Shade – Arthur Morrison 17. Southall Tantra – Paul StJohn Mackintosh About the Authors Available as a Kindle, ePub or pdf.
General Fiction, Fiction and Literature
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NewCon Press (Publisher)
September 2019
Starts: 2019-09-03
Ended: 2019-09-30
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